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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: hi'per-ne'o-si-to'sis

Definition: Hyperleukocytosis in which there are considerable numbers of immature and young cells (especially in the granulocytic series); a “shift to the left” in the hemogram.

Synonym(s): hyperskeocytosis

[hyper- + G. neos, new, + kytos, cell, + -osis, condition]

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